Monday, October 25, 2010
assignment for friday, october 29th:
read chapter 2 "back to beethoven."
see me to get mp3s of beethoven pieces discussed in the book.
write your own response to beethoven's ninth symphony. responses must be 500 words or more.
Sunday, October 17, 2010
For Friday, October 25:
summarize nicholas cook's argument about "authenticity" in music from chapter 1 of Music: A Very Short Introduction.
your summary should be 200-300 words.
compare 2 artists of your choice, one you think is "authentic" and one who is "inauthentic."
present a clear argument with examples.
Friday, October 08, 2010
for friday, october 15:
read the first chapter in Music: A Very Short Introduction.
if you don't have the book yet, stop by and borrow mine.
also, see me to get recordings of the pieces discussed in the text.
we're planning a field trip for early december....details to follow.